Gabapentin and Acne - from FDA reports


Summary

Acne is found among people who take Gabapentin, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Prilosec, and have Pain . We study 83,679 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA. Among them, 124 have Acne. Find out below who they are, when they have Acne and more.

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Gabapentin

Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia. (latest outcomes from Gabapentin 89,164 users)

Acne

Acne (skin problems that cause pimples) has been reported by people with birth control, acne, rheumatoid arthritis, crohn's disease, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 44,696 Acne patients).

On Feb, 03, 2017

83,679 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 124 people (0.15%) have Acne


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Gabapentin cause Acne?

Time on Gabapentin when people have Acne *:

  • < 1 month: 66.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Acne when taking Gabapentin *:

  • female: 67.5 %
  • male: 32.5 %

Age of people who have Acne when taking Gabapentin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.04 %
  • 20-29: 6.25 %
  • 30-39: 11.46 %
  • 40-49: 15.62 %
  • 50-59: 35.42 %
  • 60+: 30.21 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (13 people, 10.48%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (11 people, 8.87%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (11 people, 8.87%)
  • Metastases To Bone (10 people, 8.06%)
  • Depression (10 people, 8.06%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prilosec (22 people, 17.74%)
  • Zometa (21 people, 16.94%)
  • Protonix (21 people, 16.94%)
  • Prevacid (21 people, 16.94%)
  • Simvastatin (20 people, 16.13%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (46 people, 37.10%)
  • Rashes (39 people, 31.45%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (33 people, 26.61%)
  • Pain (33 people, 26.61%)
  • Nausea (31 people, 25.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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